Fukuoka cops seize 4 pistols, ammunition from home of yakuza

Police seized 3 automatic pistols, 1 revolver and 103 rounds of ammunition during a search of the home of a Kudo-kai member

Police seized 4 pistols from the home of a Kudo-kai member
Police seized 4 pistols from the home of a Kudo-kai member

FUKUOKA (TR) – Fukuoka Prefectural Police have arrested two organized crime members after pistols and ammunition were found inside a residence of one of the suspects in Kitakyushu City, reports TBS News (June 24).

On May 30, police found three automatic pistols, one revolver and 103 rounds of ammunition during a search of the residence in Yahatanishi Ward of Park Jung Tae, a 52-year-old member of the Kudo-kai, for violations of the Swords and Firearms Control Law.

Police subsequently arrested Hiroshi Hirata, 48, also a member of the Kudo-kai, for involvement in the same crime.

Police are now investigating how the gang members obtained the weapons.

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